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from paul kane -- that story notes the good news for congress as it heads into the final workdays of the year. that is the subject we are talking about with you this morning. we have about a half an hour left to talk about it in this segment of the washington journal. terri is from memphis, tennessee on online for democrats. the republican congressmen have done exactly what they wanted to do. they had a playbook when obama was elected and they checked off everything on the checklist. make him an illegitimate president, reduce women's rights, roll back women's reproductive rights, keep illegals out of the country, stop everything that obama wants to do because that is what they wanted to do, to take as many days off as they want to, they go out and raise money for their elections. they are doing exactly what they want to. with just two weeks left in this first session of the hundred 13th congress, what do thing needs to be done here, what are the must do's before congress gets out of town at the we of the month? caller: need to pass a budget. they need to do something about immigra
work on a compromise led by senator's -- by senator patty murray of washington state and paul ryan from wisconsin. here is a preview of our discussion with representative adam smith. >> congress has to wake up and understand the budgets are getting smaller. that is just the way it is, so let us make some intelligent decisions on how to do it instead of trying to defend every little piece of the budget . i think the president has tried to take hold of this approach. i hope congress tends to be more cooperative. certainly costs are going to have to be more of a part of it. we have to be sure we have the training and necessary -- joining our conversation is representative adam smith. newsmakers as every sunday at 10 a.m. eastern time. a rebroadcast at 6 p.m. eastern. two other items from the sunday paper i want to bring to your attention before we take a quick , first from "the new york times," a compelling photograph of america at its plainest. what makes people stay back of this is from "the new york times" sunday magazine. and they look from "the washington post" out look session -- out
reports say paul ryan and patty murray are nearing an agreement on a budget deal that would raise spending to about $1 trillion. looking to replace some automatic spending cuts set to start in january. republicans would agree to more federal spending, steps that could avoid another government shutdown next year. workers expected to walk off their jobs and the protests have begun in detroit. dozens of demonstrators have lined up outside a mcdonald's restaurant protesting what one forcalled "slave wages" fast food wages. raising pay to $15 an hour. are also expected to join workers on the strike lines. that a gunman has killed a u.s. citizen in benghazi. the person was working at a school. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> c-span. we bring public affairs events from washington directly to you, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, briefings, and conferences, and offering complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house, all as a public service of private industry. we're c-span, created by the cable tv industry 34 years ago and funde
after ron paul and after what republicans did to ron paul, the convention was totally disgusting, i left the party -- the their priority neocons took over republican party, which is a jewish obama is still being andby the nose by netanyahu they run our congress and it is horrible. >> who do you think are the big ,nfluencers on this white house outside the political realm? rachel's point, they are in strong opposition with obama on the iran deal. whether or not in six months ago, where obama is on that deal, will in some ways reveal how much pressure is being from some pro-israel groups and the israeli government. governs in an insular way. that is a phrase used a lot. his own counsel. he listens to a small group of people. he pays attention to the democratic base. he has been raising a lot of money for midterm elections, which makes him responsive quite a bit to democratic concerns. he pays careful attention to israel and its government and powerful allies here. a lot of that has to do with his own ideology. i am not sure the influences over stated. or bigger an outsized. at the same tim
of obamacare. host: paul from pennsylvania joining us on our independent line. you're on with the representative. caller: good morning. back in 2010 when the arguments were taking place, senator mcconnell and republicans were saying to repeal the bill. there is very little information. far as the details about the bill. things became more feverish and all of a sudden, senator mcconnell said repeal and replace. i was a little disappointed because i would like to see it go away. my insurance premium is going to go up 55% in january. since yout to know, guys have tried repeal it, symbolically, at least, 40 plus times, what you have in mind for replacement? guest: that is a great question. i mentioned a little bit ago, we have numerous alternatives but the most prevalent amongst those is the american health care reform act that has a number of things. at its core, instead of having bureaucrats and politicians in washington making these empower patients, and power consumers, and americans in their health care decision. we deal with tort reform. there is of that in obamac
the honorable paul cook to act as speaker pro tempore on this day. boehner, n a. speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the order of the house of january 3, 2013, the chair will now recognize members from lists submitted by the majority and minority leaders for mornin
a ways to go. host: we have an e-mail from paul. host: talk to us about the politics of this budget negotiation. guest: well, the politics does complicate budget negotiations. if you go in a room with budget experts and the cameras are not on, you could have some logical debates about these issues. politicians -- tend to play to their base. on the republican side, you do not get a lot of votes by we should think copper mines with the democrats and that includes some tax breaks." it is easy for an opponent to attack you. on the democratic side, it is difficult to say, "we should look at these long-term benefits and maybe we should scale some of them back." that is a tough message on the democratic side. what you need to do for a long- term budget deal is compromise on those things. that is a skill that seems to be diminishing on capitol hill. i am afraid you had into a campaign season and it makes it more difficult to achieve a budget deal. in texas on our line for democrats. caller: how are you doing? louis brandeis said we must make our choice. we may have democracy or what may hav
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